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Athletes on the court playing basketball.
University of Maryland College Park, men’s head basketball coach, Mark Turgeon has a passion for helping Special Olympics athletes stay fit through the game of basketball.
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A group of  young unified athletes together for a photo.
The Honduran National Basketball Federation (FENABAH) and Special Olympics Honduras joined forces to strengthen adapted sports, by beginning collaborations to foster activities from the “Basketball for Good Honduras” initiative.
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Andy Grammer and Daniel Smorowski standing side by side for a Dan's podcast interview.
The Special Olympics movement is driven by our volunteers with more than 1.1 million donating their time and expertise. Andy Grammer, triple-platinum singer/songwriter, stepped up this year as a volunteer coach for the 2020 NBA Cares Special Olympics Unified Basketball Game.
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Chris Carter, special Olympics Virginia, claps his hands during the basketball game.
Every year, for the past nine years, a select group of talented Special Olympics athletes and basketball superstars past and present, form two teams, lace up and battle it out in the NBA Cares Special Olympics Unified Basketball Game!
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Two NBA players standing behind two Special Olympics athletes on the court.
Twelve Special Olympics All-star athletes will be on the same teams as some of the NBA’s finest players, including NBA legends, active and former WNBA players and celebrity figures.
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Woman throws shotput
The Special Olympics 1st Pan African Games, held 23rd – 31st January in Egypt, Cairo, brought together athletes from the Special Olympics African and Middle East North Africa regions.
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Two athletes giving a high-5 while the rest of the team surrounds them and cheers in victory
Special Olympics athlete-coaches from SO Belgium (Tamara) and SO Germany (Andre) made their mark at the Unified Basketball Tournament held in Munich, Germany from 28 – 30 November.
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Michael Kidd-Gilchrist on the court with unified athletes giving them a lesson.
Charlotte Hornets forward and former University of Kentucky Wildcats champion Michael Kidd-Gilchrist hosted a basketball camp for 60 Special Olympics athletes at the Joe Craft Center in Lexington, Kentucky.
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Two basketball teams on the court, one in red and white and the other in orange and white.
The 2019 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Abu Dhabi proved to be a life-changing experience for the athletes, unified partners and coaches of Team Singapore. Be inspired by their journey of courage and determination.
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Cooperation supported by NBA Legend and Special Olympics Global Ambassador Sam Perkins
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